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Resistance Rises Against Michigan Governor As Biden Running Mate Decision Draws Near

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It seems that Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is watching her chances of being chosen as Joe Biden’s vice president for the upcoming election are getting slimmer by the minute as more and more resistance to her governorship rises up after two very unflattering stories emerge about her and how she’s handled the coronavirus pandemic in her state.

However, she’s not alone in scrutiny. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico is also being criticized for her handling of the crisis.

The criticisms of both women have happened simultaneously, after reports emerging detailing how they violated their own lockdown rules for personal benefit.

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In April, Lujan Grisham reportedly purchased jewelry from a close friend who runs a store in Albuquerque despite issuing an order just days before, asking that New Mexicans only leave home for food and medical supplies.

“We are in really tough financial times as a state. It mirrors the incredible, personal sacrifices that happen every single day because people have limited their ability to work, telecommuting, and many people, in fact, have lost their jobs,” she said on April 3.

Lujan Grisham’s office maintains that she did not violate the order because the transaction was “entirely contact-free,” as Lujan Grisham had a friend pick up the purchased piece of jewelry at the owner’s home. Republicans in the state noted that curbside pickup from stores wasn’t allowed until May 1, weeks after Lujan Grisham bought the jewelry.

The New Mexico Republican Party posted up a tweet on Wednesday saying, “Our Governor is the latest Democrat to decide that the rules they impose on their citizens to address the COVID-19 pandemic don’t apply to her. A bombshell report reveals that the governor violated her own stay-at-home order to stock up on some high-end jewelry.”

A day before that, Gov. Whitmer addressed reports concerning whether or not her husband had used her name at a dock in order to get their boat placed in the water faster ahead of the rush from Memorial Day weekend.

Whitmer went on to claim this was a “failed attempt at humor,” saying, “My husband made a failed attempt at humor last week when checking in with a small business that helps with our boat and dock up north,” Whitmer said during a press conference Tuesday. “Knowing it wouldn’t make a difference, he jokingly asked if being married to me might move him up in the queue. Obviously, with the motorized boating prohibition in our early days of COVID-19, he thought it might get a laugh. It didn’t.”

All of this comes as the time for Biden to pick his running mate draws closer and closer. The former vice president spoke with donors during a fundraising event on Wednesday, saying he would announce his choice around August 1, noting his staff was in the process of making “basic cuts” of the candidates.

“I want to make sure that wherever I speak to, whoever I have, has some qualities that I don’t possess, as well as is willing to, in fact, tell me the truth, but also do it in a way that is between the two of us between her and me so that they can, in fact, be completely candid with me because I want to have people around me that have strengths and capacities I don’t,” Biden commented.

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Multiple Republican Governors Just Ended Their State’s Mask Mandate (Details)

‘Bout time!!

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Elderly people are supposed to be more effected by COVID-19 than younger folks. Yet in Florida, with its large population of Boomers, the “death rate” isn’t all that different from New York, even though one state has taken a hardline approach and the other much more relaxed. Goes to show that “social distancing” and wearing a mask were never really the answer to the China virus. From Fox News: Texas’s Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday said he planned to open the state next week “100%,” roughly a year after the coronavirus pandemic broke out throughout the U.S. Abbott issued an executive order that rescinds many of the state’s previous orders, allowing all businesses in the state to fully reopen and revoking the statewide mask mandate as of next Wednesday. And in Mississippi… https://twitter.com/tatereeves/status/1366849019935412228?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1366849019935412228%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fbreaking-mississippi-also-stopping-mask-mandate-and-reopening-all-businesses-without-restriction%2F Speaking of New York, why is Andrew Cuomo still in office? From Fox News: A third woman has accused New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of unwanted advances. According to The New York Times, 33-year-old Anna Ruch has claimed that Cuomo asked to kiss her at a wedding in 2019. In an interview Monday, she specified that Cuomo put his hand on her bare lower back. LOOK: https://twitter.com/evanchill/status/1366551700513906690?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1366551700513906690%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.foxnews.com%2Fpolitics%2Fthird-woman-accuses-cuomo

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Behar: Dems Should ‘Ignore’ Allegations Against Cuomo Like GOP Did With Kavanaugh

Protect Cuomo at all costs!

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Behar is a proud American who loves her country. Okay, enough with the jokes. Joy is absolutely, without question, an anti-American nut who wants to see the United States fail. She has pretty much made this clear for a long while now. One of President Trump’s fiercest celebrity critics, Behar was at it again on Tuesday morning. The talk show co-host just couldn’t help herself. Ain’t she just lovely? From Breitbart: Joy Behar told her co-hosts on Tuesday on ABC’s “The View” that Democrats should “ignore everything” regarding the allegations of sexual harassment against Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) using what she claimed is the “Republican model.” In a clip from Fox News, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said, “Here’s what I would tell my Democratic colleagues to do, follow the Republican model. We had a Republican nominee for the Supreme Court be accused of something the day before we voted, the moment before we voted. We could have gone ahead and said this. It’s too late. You sat on it. It’s not fair. We stopped the entire damn process.” Behar barked, “Well, yes, I do agree with them they should use the Republican model, which is to basically ignore everything like they did with Kavanaugh, they had no witnesses, they had a three-day investigation. Rob Porter — remember him, physically abused two of his wives. I remember Trump said, ‘I wish him well.’ Didn’t they back up Roy Moore for a long time?”

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